Snow Alert for
Weather: Sun. -
Lower Slopes: 0 cm Temp at 8am: 21 C
Upper Slopes: 61 cm Date Last Snow: 8/10/2006
Glacier Snow : Off Piste: Hard / Spring Snow
Runs to Resort: closed
No of Lifts Open: 9 / 23
From Snow Forecast
Valle Nevado: The Center of Winter Sports in Chile
Valle Nevado started as the dream of someone who imagined that he could begin a winter sports center in the middle of the southern Andes, that would contain everything; hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, spas and boutiques. Program of 4 days and 3 nights from US$ 665.
Go Latin Travel
Wittenburg Snowdome To Open in December
Snow Funpark in Wittenburg, Germany is scheduled to open sometime this December.
The dome will have one of the world’s largest indoor snow areas with 30,000 square meters of slopes. The main 330m long, 80m wide slope will be complimented by a beginner’s run measuring 90 by 40 meters. A kewy attraction is likely to be the FIS competition standard half pipe, measuring 120m long by 20m wide and 4.5m high. It will be able to stage international competitions.
There is a listing in the INDOOR snow section Of Endless Winter Snow
Also a Ski Tracs are planned for Shenyang and Tianjin in China
Also Burton held snowboard camps at Ski Dubai
Ski Dubai at Mall of the Emirates featured two Burton Pros, Gigi Ruf, and Sani Alibabic with Ski Dubai’s regular instructors
Snowboarding on the Beaches of the Algarve
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And a little more Indoor Snow news
from Acer Snow , status report on projects
ACER'S SNOW PROJECTS
Since establishing a research and development facility for Acer Snowmec real snow technology in 1988, the company has been involved in projects all over the world. Our projects include a wide range of styles and types from small indoor centres to fully themed snow centres. Below you will find information on a small sample of completed projects and planning concepts illustrating the breadth of our experience.
Majid Al Futtaim - Dubai (concept)
Snow Mountain - Korea (concept)
Xanadu - Taiwan (concept)
World of Snow - Telford, UK (completed)
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MOre news ...
Okanagan Wine Festival at Silver Star
Come and experience the marriage of world-class wines from British Columbia’s Okanagan valley and works of art from north Okanagan artists from August 10th to 12th. Enjoy gourmet meals, wine education seminars, a unique consumer wine tasting and a wide variety of on-mountain activities. Visit us online for all the information at www.skisilverstar.com or www.thewinefestivals.com. Educational Seminars and Winemasters Dinners are filling up fast so call to book your
Disabled Snowsports ski weeks at Mt Dobson & Mt Hutt, plus a weekend of disabled events at Cardrona this weekend; the alpine K & J Nationals are on at Mt Hutt today; The snowboard North Island regional champs at Turoa today through until Sunday; and the Alpine Masters are at it again
The Free Ski Open is the Southern Hemisphere's largest event of its kind, attracting more than 100 competitors from throughout the world to Wanaka, including some the sports' elite athletes such as X-Games gold medallist Charles Gagnier (CAN) and legendary extreme skier Ted Davenport (USA).
It kicks off on Tuesday August 15 with the K2 Halfpipe at Snow Park NZ, followed by the Slopestyle event on August 16, also at Snow Park. The Volkl Big Mountain prelims take place at Treble Cone on Friday August 18, with the finals on the first following fine weather day.
This year, the NZ Free Ski Open is not just based entirely up on the slopes. Downtown events during the Open include a ski movie extravaganza at Wanaka's Cinema Paradiso on August 23, with the unique opportunity to win a pair of skis belonging to arguably the world's top free skier, Tanner Hall. The event wraps up on Friday August 25 with the BASE Downtown Rail Jam in the Bullock Bar Car Park featuring ten top international skiers and snowboarders taking on the daunting BASE Rail in a bid to win a share of the $2,000 prize pool.
Snowco New Zealand
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